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Interdental papilla occupies the space between two adjacent teeth. Its contour and health are regarded with utmost importance in esthetic dental therapy. The loss of papillary height can result in open gingival embrasures, phonetic problems, food impaction, and esthetic concerns: therefore in order to prevent its loss and to better understand the challenges of regenerating the lost gingival papillae, it is crucial to recognize the factors that influence papilla form.
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The gingival architecture is determined by the spatial orientation of the gingival zenith (GZ) and the interdental papillae (IP). Among the factors commonly associated with the presence and morphology...
Due to improvements in esthetic dentistry, the number of patients seeking to obtain a more harmonious smile has increased. A 40-year-old woman was referred for treatment because she was dissatisfied w...
The present case report describes a modification of the connective tissue graft wall technique with enamel matrix derivative applied to treat deep vertical bony defects. The technique presented uses a...
This case series describes a treatment method in which the natural tooth was used as the temporary and permanent reconstruction after immediate implantation in the esthetic zone of periodontally compr...
The frenum is a mucosal fold that attaches the lips or cheeks to the alveolar mucosa, gingiva, and underlying periosteum. Consequences of an abnormal frenal attachment include gingival recession, decr...
Comparative clinical evaluation of internal mattress sutures vs continuous independent sling sutures on interdental papilla height and periodontal healing in esthetic zone. To evaluate th...
P: Population: Patients requiring single unit implant restoration in esthetic zone I: Intervention: Polymer-infiltrated-ceramic-network abutment crown (VITA Enamic-VITA Zahnfabrik) C: Comp...
The goal of the present study is to compare the esthetic result and stability of gingival tissue over the immediate implant only and immediate implant with connective tissue in patients wi...
Regenerating a predictable inter-implant papilla is the most complex and challenging aspect of implant dentistry. The aim of the study was to compare the efficacy of I shaped incision tech...
Anterior maxilla (Esthetic zone) is very challenging area because of thin buccal plate of bone. After tooth extraction physiological process occur causing alteration of bone and soft tissu...
The branch of philosophy dealing with the nature of the beautiful. It includes beauty, esthetic experience, esthetic judgment, esthetic aspects of medicine, etc.
Those procedures designed to widen the zone of attached gingiva and deepen the vestibular depth which will facilitate the clearance of the area for natural food passage, and provide access for toothbrushing and interdental stimulation.
A scale comprising 18 symptom constructs chosen to represent relatively independent dimensions of manifest psychopathology. The initial intended use was to provide more efficient assessment of treatment response in clinical psychopharmacology research; however, the scale was readily adapted to other uses. (From Hersen, M. and Bellack, A.S., Dictionary of Behavioral Assessment Techniques, p. 87)
Graphical representation of a statistical model containing scales for calculating the prognostic weight of a value for each individual variable. Nomograms are instruments that can be used to predict outcomes using specific clinical parameters. They use ALGORITHMS that incorporate several variables to calculate the predicted probability that a patient will achieve a particular clinical endpoint.
A psychological test consisting of true/false items. It is used as a diagnostic screening or clinical assessment of adults who evidence problematic emotional and interpersonal symptoms or who are undergoing PSYCHOTHERAPY or a psychodiagnostic evaluation.
Dentistry is the study, management and treatment of diseases and conditions affecting the mouth, jaw, teeth and their supporting tissues (Oxford Medical Dictionary) The work of a dentist ranges from regular patient check-up to orthodontics and surgery....
Food is any substance consumed to provide nutritional support for the body. It is usually of plant or animal origin, and contains essential nutrients, such as carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, or minerals. The substance is ingested by an organism ...